Myers Group Launches Expansion Drive

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Building products and services company, the Myers Group, has acquired Bulk Builders Merchants in Leeds for an undisclosed sum. 

Huddersfield based Myers Group, is a family owned business that operates companies spanning quarrying and concrete production to builders merchants and skip hire. The business employs 350 people across Yorkshire, has a turnover of £40m and is managed by fourth generation members of the Myers family, James and Katie Berry.

The acquisition of Bulk Builders Merchants marks the start of expansion plans that will see the company invest in its quarrying business, Johnsons Wellfield, to expand production of its range of products, and seek to increase its number of builders merchants branches across the region.

Commenting on the acquisition James Berry, Managing Director of the Myers Group said: “Bulk Builders Merchants has an excellent reputation and strong trading base. It is also a family owned business and shares our focus on providing great service. This acquisition marks the start of a period of expansion across the Group that will see us invest in our brands and seek good value acquisitions.”

The Myers Group operates the Readymix brand, which was founded in 1959 and now operates four plants in Huddersfield, Brighouse, Skipton and Penistone.

The Group’s quarry business, Johnsons Wellfield, has supplied natural Yorkstone to projects ranging from prestigious locations such as the South Bank, Paternoster Square and the British Museum in London to Morrison’s headquarters in Bradford.

Commenting on the deal David Gale, Managing Director of Bulk Builders Merchants said: “Over the years we have worked hard as a family to build a great business that supports builders across Leeds. The Myers Group shares our values and we are confident that our customers will continue to get the same great service that they are used to.”

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